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Birmingham-based collective Sellotape Cinema came into possession of an audio tape recording labelled ‘Hamburger 1982’. Intrigued, they had a listen and discovered a conversation between Genesis P-Orridge (COUM Transmissions, Throbbing...

ORE is the doom tuba sound of Sam Underwood, and for this live soundtrack piece he’ll be joined by horn player Beck Baker. Producing a new score to artist Ruth Levene’s...

Reminiscent of Charles and Ray Eames’ Powers of Ten (1977), A Creak in Time by Steven McInerney is a meditation on the ever-expanding fractal universe with recurring themes of transformation...

Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started out...

Revellers at Flatpacks gone by may [or indeed may not] remember our themed parties: the clay phalluses at the plasticine party, walls plastered in cut-up National Geographics at the collage...

LEAFCUTTER JOHN Playing With Light A true innovator, Leafcutter John’s new live show is centred around the use of the Light Interface, a self-built contraption allowing him to perform gesturally using a...

Artists don’t come much more suited to Optical Sound than Mariska de Groot. Exploring the ways in which visual instruments such as projectors create organic sounds, Mariska’s performances feature various...

To coincide with her exhibition at Ikon (21 March - 3 June), artist Rie Nakajima and collaborator Keiko Yamamoto (artist and co-founder of Cafe OTO in London) will be leading...

Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started out...

Birmingham’s purveyors of the strange and arcane lift the usual pre-66 restrictions and venture from their regular haunt at the Spotted Dog to present an evening of sounds of and...